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Sunday Brings Heat Relief For Some; Flash Flood Threat Along Cold Front

A cold front shifting across the Central Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast on Sunday will bring some relief from the heat with cooler and drier air. Excessive heat holds Sunday roughly south of I-70. Heavy rain from thunderstorms along the front may bring flash flooding. Read More >



A warm front lifted northward into the area Friday, May 24, sparking some thunderstorms in the morning/early afternoon time frame and again in the early evening.  Two tornadoes were occurred in McDonough County during the early afternoon.  Towards evening, another tornadic storm developed, producing two tornados. The first in Johnson County just southwest of Iowa City, and the second in Cedar County just north of West Branch.


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